aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Feeling overwhelmed by all things you “should” do?

Sometimes that it seems like authors should blog and Tweet and have book signings and self-finance tours and go to writing conferences. Agent - and now author as well - Nathan Bransford has some common sense advice.

And on Writers’ First Aid, Kristi Holl says, “James Scott Bell in his new book The Art of War for Writers is closer to the mark.  In talking about self-promotion, he said, “The more anxious you are about forcing success through self-promotional effort, the less creative energy you have for the writing itself.” Why? “Because,” Bell says, “the most important promotional tool you have is your best book. Period.””

Read the rest of her reassuring advice here.

site stats

Add This Blog to the JacketFlap Blog Reader
  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.